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Easy Christmas Pickles

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Easy Christmas Pickles
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This recipe for easy Christmas pickles is so festive -- red and green for the holiday season...

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  • 2/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 large dill pickles
  • 1/2 cup drained canned pimientos
  • 1/4 cup mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons whole cloves
  • 1 tablespoon celery seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric (optional)


Heat vinegar, water, and sugar to boiling. Pour into a sterilized glass jar.
Slice pickles crosswise. Slice pimientos. Add to vinegar mixture, along with remaining ingredients (leaving headspace), and seal. Let cool; then refrigerate.
Let stand 1 week before serving.

Updated Monday, September 27th, 2010

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